Travelers' Choice<br />
Best of the Best 2023

Welcome to Moon Gate Villa

Experience the Bay of Islands’ most elegant
Five Star Bed & Breakfast accommodation.

Sleep in the curl of Cupid’s bow

Luxury bed & breakfast accommodation nestled among elegant, sub-tropical gardens. Discover secret destinations and our tropical lagoon pool set within 1.5 acres of formal gardens.

Moon Gate Villa is rated Five-Star Boutique & Lodge by Qualmark New Zealand. Inspired by and built in the shape of Cupid’s bow, we are located in the heart of the Bay of Islands, Northland.

Two minutes from Kerikeri village; a short stroll to local markets; close to local restaurants, wineries, galleries and craft shops. A short drive south-east is bustling Paihia and Waitangi, or head north to nearby stunning and secluded bays and beaches.

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Three beautifully unique suites

All our luxury suites are designed to spoil. We go that little bit further by offering hand-made soaps and quality toiletries.

Fine linen sheets, soft, featherdown duvets on super king-size beds and luxury toppers. Combined with our private and quiet rural location, it guarantees you the best night’s sleep.

 Celebrating something special?

Let us know when booking and we will see what we can do to make it extra special! Check out our current specials.

 Traveling for business?

Yes! We can look after you!  Tired of bad Internet and dreary motel rooms? We have top class Internet Wi-Fi, and breakfast delivered to your room at a time to suit you. All our spacious rooms offer smart TVs with complimentary access to streaming services.

 Planning a wedding?

We offer the perfect place for pre and post wedding celebrations.  You’ll look fabulous photographed in our beautiful tropical gardens.  Your special pre-wedding breakfasts accommodate your timing, hairdresser & makeup professional and even mum and dad if they drop by.


Explore the Beautiful Bay of Islands

Sail in, on and under the water amongst our 144 islands! Stand in awe of ancient Kauri forests; watch whales & dolphins.

Walkers will delight in discovering Kerikeri’s 5 waterfall trails leading from New Zealand’s oldest historic buildings and settlements.

Or just find a beach to yourself along the most spectacular coastline New Zealand has to offer.